A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B-
Georgia Institute of Technology is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Address
225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA 30332
Website
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Georgia Institute of Technology Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
26%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1320-1500
ACT Range
30-34
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$13,340/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,293/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,943/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,284/ year
  • $76-110k
    $14,690/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,410/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
64%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.94 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.103 responses
23%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.103 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
13,668Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
11%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 70 responses
Report
  • Work very hard play hard
    49%
  • Either work hard, play hard or sleep a lot.
    23%
  • One size does not fit all
    17%
  • Work hard. Have no life. Get no sleep.
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.147 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.182 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 85 responses
Report
  • Challenging
    59%
  • Prestigious
    19%
  • Stressful
    14%
  • Rewarding
    6%
  • Diverse
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$74,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
86%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.70 responses
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The application process is done in such a way that students that not only have academic prowess but also several other talents and passions makes this campus a truly diverse experience. There are a lot of philanthropic opportunities, as well as many clubs that give leadership lessons in whatever the student desires. Because Georgia Tech is a world-class campus, the opportunities offered to the students are many and are also well-funded for those who do not have a lot of money themselves. Because of this, over half of the student body participates in a program of campus before they graduate, which will normally be things like an internship, co-op, or studying abroad. The professors at this institute are extremely knowledgable in what they teach and most make an effort to meet the student where they need in order to further their academic progress. Overall, everyone on campus strives for greatness and bringing something into the world that helps them accomplish their dreams. Go Jackets!
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Georgia Tech really challenges its students, not only because of its prestige but because it wants to expand the minds and boundaries of those who study there. The university takes advantage of Atlanta, and its connections with industry leaders to exceptionally prepare its students for jobs. While some aspects of the campus leave something to be desired, like the food and the stress, Georgia Tech ultimately provides its students with a wonderfully fun and engaging experience!
The environment is one where competition encourages collaboration. Everyday you see students who want to be the best, realize they are surrounded by students better than themselves. So they use this as an opportunity to work with the better students and grow as individuals. The professors encourage the students to work harder while keeping them in a nurturing environment so that in case they fail they can get back up and succeed. To top it off the campus is gorgeous and constantly being updated.